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Re: Proposal - Deferment of Changes from GR 2004-003

Xavier Roche <xavier@debian.org> writes:

> - it was NOT just an editorial change: firmwares are not clearly
> against DFSG as they can be viewed as piece of the connected
> hardware, *independent* from the architecture/OS (it's just a matter
> of transfering data in a flash RAM instead of having it on a ROM -
> are we going to ban hardware containing firmwares in RAM and not
> hardware containing firmwares in ROM?)

If firmware were part of the connected hardware, it would be part of
the hardware, and the kernel wouldn't be loading anything.

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